Infection Control for Support Workers

Infection Control for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training and Assessment

This training provides support workers with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves and their participants from infectious diseases in accordance with organisational infection control procedures.

Support workers will learn about safe work practices including the use of personal hygiene practices and equipment, management of a needle stick injury, management of blood and body fluid spills and the safe disposal of syringes and contaminated waste.

Learning Objectives
Face-to-Face Mode Only:

  • Demonstrate effective hand washing technique

  • Describe how to manage contaminated waste, clean and disinfect contaminated surfaces

  • Manage a minor blood spill

  • Manage a needle stick injury

Delivery Mode
3 hours and 15 minutes live online training and knowledge assessment
3 hours face-to-face training and knowledge assessment

Qualification Issued
Infection Control for Support Workers: Live Online Training and Knowledge Assessment
Infection Control for Support Workers : Face-to-Face Training and Knowledge Assessment

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully. All are nurses or paramedics with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the health care, emergency first aid and education sectors. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.

Some of the topics include:

  • how to maintain personal hygiene

  • infection prevention and control

  • infectious agents and their modes of transmission

  • hand hygiene and effective hand washing technique

  • standard and transmission based infection control precautions

  • practices that prevent transmission of infection

  • infection risks including management of blood spills and needle stick injuries

Premium Health are excellent and their offering is of tremendous value to the Disability sector. Their instructors are knowledgeable and engaging and our staff have the convenience of someone come on site to teach them. Classes which are offered virtually also provided a high level of interaction and useful information that our carers can take and apply to the work they do. We are very pleased with the services provided by Premium Health.

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